Dedicated to the history of the Low Countries (current Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg with adjecant territories) from the middle ages to the present.
Steven Van Impe deposited Met intelligentie en kracht, maar ook met vallen en opstaan. Zuid-Nederlandse drukkers aan de basis van het zeventiende-eeuwse krantenbedrijf in Wenen in the group History of the Low Countries on Humanities Commons 2 years, 5 months ago
It is well known that early modern printers had international networks and were often mobile. A lot has been written about printers from the Southern Netherlands who, for confessional or economical reasons, migrated to the Dutch Republic and helped shape the Dutch Golden Age. Much less attention has been paid to printers who moved in other…[Read more]
Steven Van Impe deposited De Antwerpse uitgever en courantier Maarten Binnart (ca. 1590–ca. 1653). Met een fondslijst in the group History of the Low Countries on Humanities Commons 2 years, 5 months ago
This article describes the life and work of Antwerp printer and newspaper publisher Maarten Binnart. Born in Thuringen and raised a Lutheran, he converted to Catholicism during or shortly after his studies at the University of Jena. He moved to Antwerp and worked for the Plantin firm as a corrector for twenty years. While working there, he…[Read more]